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Ziegler CAT

PL72 Pipelayer

The PL72 is part of a full line of purpose-built Cat pipelayers designed for performance, safety and serviceability. Easy transport width, combined with the experienced support of the Cat dealer network, means this key pipe line equipment is available when and where you need it.

Brand: Caterpillar


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  • Engine
    Engine Model Cat C9.3
    Flywheel Power 212 HP
    Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 212 HP
    Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN) 215 HP
    Emissions U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV or U.S. EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA equivalent
    Fuel Tank 109.6 gal (US)
    DEF Tank(1) 4.5 gal (US)
  • Weights
    Lift Capacity 90000 lb
    Operating Weight 68945 lb
    Shipping Weight 59846 lb
  • Components
    6.1 m (20 ft) Boom 1980 lb
    7.3 m (24 ft) Boom 2604 lb
  • Undercarriage
    Track Gauge 90 in
    Track on Ground 10.7 ft
    Ground Contact Area (ISO 16754) 8406 in²
    Ground Pressure (ISO 16754) 8.2 psi
    Shoe Width 30 in
  • Dimensions (Approximate)
    Width - Tractor - Standard Shoes 10 ft
    Width - Tractor - Counterweight Extended 17.65 ft
    Width - Tractor - Counterweight Retracted 12.04 ft
    Width - Tractor - Counterweight/Boom Removed 11.88 ft
    Track Gauge 7.51 ft
    Length - Track on Ground 12.17 ft
    Machine Height - Top of Counterweight 8.53 ft
    Height - Machine - Cab and ROPS 11.25 ft
    Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m [4 ft] Overhang) 6.1 m (20 ft) Boom 22.24 ft
    Boom Height (at SAE 1.22 m [4 ft] Overhang) 7.3 m (24 ft) Boom 26.28 ft
  • Air Conditioning System
    Air Conditioning The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 2.5 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 3.575 metric tonnes.